Linder, Johnson Named Preseason All-ACC

Senior offensive lineman Brandon Linder and sophomore running back Duke Johnson were voted as Preseason All-ACC selections.

The ACC Media made their preseason picks and two Hurricanes made the preseason all-Conference team.

Linder, a former five-star recruit, has been a starter since his freshman year. He's expected to be one of the top interior linemen in the league. Johnson, another former five-star recruit, set a UM freshman rushing record last season. He's expected to be among the league's top playmakers this fall.



Pos. Name (Votes) Ht Wt Class Hometown

WR Sammy Watkins, Clemson (57) 6-1 205 Junior Fort Myers, Fla.
WR Michael Campanaro, Wake Forest (20) 5-11 190 Senior Clarksville, Md.
TE Eric Ebron, North Carolina (35) 6-4 245 Junior Greensboro, N.C.
T James Hurst, North Carolina (37) 6-7 305 Senior Plainfield, Ind.
T Morgan Moses, Virginia (35) 6-6 325 Senior Richmond, Va.
G Tre' Jackson, Florida State (36) 6-4 330 Junior Jesuup, Ga.
G Brandon Linder, Miami (28) 6-6 317 Senior Southwest Ranches, Fla.
C Bryan Stork, Florida State (29) 6-4 298 Senior Vero Beach, Fla.
QB Tajh Boyd, Clemson (59) 6-1 225 Senior Hampton, Va.
RB Duke Johnson, Miami (58) 5-9 194 Sophomore Miami, Fla.
RB James Wilder Jr., Florida State (23) 6-2 229 Junior Tampa, Fla.

Pos. Name (Votes) Ht Wt Class Hometown
DE Jeremiah, Attaochu, Georgia Tech (39) 6-3 242 Senior Washington, D.C.
DE Kareem Martin, North Carolina (37) 6-6 265 Senior Roanoke Rapids, N.C.
DT Nikita Whitlock, Wake Forest (35) 5-11 250 Senior Wylie, Texas
DT Timmy Jernigan, Florida State (34) 6-2 294 Junior Lake City, Fla.
LB Jack Tyler, Virginia Tech (42) 6-1 236 Senior Oakton, Va.
LB Christian Jones, Florida State (38) 6-4 232 Senior Winter Park, Fla.
LB Kevin Pierre-Louis, Boston College (21) 6-1 215 Senior Norwalk, Conn.
CB Ross Cockrell, Duke (48) 6-0 180 Senior Waxhaw, N.C.
CB Lamarcus Joyner, Florida State (32) * 5-8 190 Senior Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
S Tre Boston, North Carolina (30) 6-1 205 Senior Ft. Myers, Fla.
S Jason Hendricks, Pitt (18) 6-0 180 Senior Brooklyn, N.Y.

Pos. Name (Votes) Ht Wt Class Hometown
PK Chandler Catanzaro, Clemson (41) 6-2 195 Graduate Greenville, S.C.
P Will Monday, Duke (41) 6-4 210 Sophomore Flowery Branch, Ga.
SP Stefon Diggs, Maryland (34) 6-1 185 Sophomore Gaithersburg, Md. Recommended Stories

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